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(Lamar County)

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Welcome to Lumberton ...

The city of Lumberton is primarily located in Lamar County<1>. A portion of Lumberton extends into Pearl River County.

The location of Lumberton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lumberton has a population of 2,218 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lumberton.

Lumberton is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Lumberton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lumberton: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lumberton had an population of 2,218 people. This is an increase of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lumberton had a population of 2,086 people. This makes Lumberton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lumberton represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,086 people, the population of Lumberton decreased 6.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,228 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lumberton.

Communities Also Named Lumberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Lumberton: This one is located in Lamar County and the other is located in Marion County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 11 communities that are also named Lumberton - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lumberton.

Communities near Lumberton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lumberton.

  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplarville
    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Lumberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<7>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Lumberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<7>
  • Carnes [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
    • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Lumberton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes
  • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Lumberton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebur
      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Lumberton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebur
    • Smith Town [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
      • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumberton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Lumberton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaurin
    • Angie [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angie
      • Angie [Washington Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the west of Lumberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angie<7>
    • Wiggins [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiggins
      • Wiggins [Stone County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the southeast of Lumberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiggins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiggins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wiggins<7>
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the north of Lumberton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lumberton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lumberton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lumberton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lumberton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lumberton. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lumberton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lumberton ...

Looking for more information about Lumberton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lumberton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lumberton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Lamar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lumberton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lamar County: www.lamarcounty.com/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lumberton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lumberton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lumberton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lumberton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0065, Longitude: -89.4613       In this case, the coordinates for Lumberton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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